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Process Engineer - Princeton, NJ

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze production batches and ensure production runs properly to meet or exceed targets.  Review production data and generate summary reports. Key focus is to achieve world class Right Time Manufacturing performance.
  • Provides clear, relevant and accurate daily, weekly or monthly reports and executive summaries as required to communicate and drive continuous improvement and improved quality performance
  • Maintains and assists in creating and updating process documentation including SOPs, Technical References and Operator Datasheets.
  • Works closely with Technical Groups (Industrialization, Quality, Maintenance, Production) to research and test process improvements.  Coordinates with QA/QC to manage process changes, and understand impact on safety, quality and the environment.  Implement process improvements of the assigned manufacturing area.  Determine effectiveness of changes against baseline data and include in documented project reporting.
  • Manages capital projects related to process and quality improvements, process safety, environmental impact and reliability.
  • Lead work area process improvement weekly meetings and be present to lead and support all shifts by maintaining a flexible schedule and meeting with team members of each shift at least once per week.
  • Provide technical education, training and instructions to production staff to ensure that operators have good working and knowledge skills.
  • Work with Maintenance and HS&E to assist in maintaining the Process Safety Management (PSM) and Management of Change (MOC) programs. 
  • Work with the Engineering Team to develop appropriate Engineering and Maintenance Standards.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering required.
  • 5-7 years of experience in all facets of plant engineering
  • 5-7 years Engineering experience in a Chemical Food, or Pharmaceutical related manufacturing facility preferred
  • Six Sigma Training a plus
  • Certification or experience in quality assurance a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to lift and carry weight up to 50lb
  • Constantly: ability to walk, stand, grasp (simple)
  • Frequently: ability to grasp (power)
  • Occasionally/Infrequently: ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 25lbs, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and crawl


We value:

  • Diversity, Inclusiveness, Belonging
  • Work Ethics, Reliability, Punctuality (attendance)
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset, Leadership, Courage to be Innovative
  • Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Motivation, Adaptability
  • Safety & Quality Conscious, Integrity


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!